1727

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1980-12-02
Signature Year: 
1980
Signature-2nd bilateral: 
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1983-09-03
Terminated?
Term Date: 
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Treaty Between The United States of America And New Zealand On The Delimitation Of The Maritime Boundary Between Tokelau And The United States of America
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC021360; bi-21360.htm
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Non-Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Treaty Between The United States of America And New Zealand On The Delimitation Of The Maritime Boundary Between Tokelau And The United States of America
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
boundary/delimit/maritime boundar
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BNA
Subject: 
Territory
Category: 
ZNOO
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
The maritime boundary between Tokelau and the United States shall be determined by the geodetic lines connecting the co-ordinates set out in Article I: On the side of the maritime boundary adjacent to Tokelau, the United States of America shall not claim or exercise for any purpose sovereign rights or jurisdiction over the waters or seabed and subsoil. On the side of the maritime boundary adjacent to American Samoa there shall not he claimed or exercised for any purpose in respect of Tokelau sovereign rights or jurisdiction over the waters or seabed and subsoil. The United States recognises that sovereignty over the islands of Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo, together comprising Tokelau is vested in the people of Tokelau and is exercised on their behalf by the Government of New Zealand pending an act of self-determination in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations. The Government of the United States of America and the Government of New Zealand shall promote discussions between their peoples and appropriate Government entities, in particular between the peoples of Tokelau and American Samoa.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 010
Member Code: 
USA,NZL,
Members: 
United States of America, New Zealand,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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